Tag Archives: science fiction

They’re Made of Meat

I’ve been taking an important writing intensive this week, Nisi Shawl and K. Tempest Bradford’s Writing the Other. For the past seven days I’ve been mainly focused on keeping up with the reading and writing/craft exercises, all of which are illuminating … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Went to see Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets today. Beautiful and visually opulent as expected? Check. Pretty white kids with a nice switchy rom-com dynamic? Check. Lots of crazy surreal aliens and starships and guns and tech … Continue reading

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Clarion West News!

Just posting a quick bit of news for summer and fall. Summer is here, which means that it’s time to raise some money for charity! Once again I will be participating the Clarion West Write-A-Thon, raising funds to help forge … Continue reading

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Deep Magic – December

Just a word to say that the December issue of Deep Magic: the E-Zine of Clean Science Fiction and Fantasy, is now available for pre-order on Amazon. This issue features my novelette “Imperial Ghosts”, which I hope you will enjoy. … Continue reading

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Saying “Yes” in Science Fiction

Gizmodo published an article today called The Physics of Space Battles, by Joseph Shoer. I shared it on my social media accounts because I actually found it fun and enjoyable to read, unlike the vast majority of material written about … Continue reading

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The Future of the Past

A cool revival article from the Washington Post, featuring a series of science fiction illustrations from the turn of the 20th century. What People in 1900 Thought the Year 200 Would Look Like is a photo essay featuring public domain images … Continue reading

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Mother of Assassins

  Author Molly Tanzer posted a link to an article on Topless Robot today called “8 Fantasy Series That You Should Check Out If You Love Game of Thrones“. Tanzer pointed out in her post that there wasn’t a single … Continue reading

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Mystery Science Blog 2000

Snagged this idea from Robert R. Mackey, who points out that book covers like this spark so much hilarious commentary among the spec fic authors of our circle that they deserved to be immortalized by Joel and the Robots. (I … Continue reading

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